Three people have died and several others are missing after severe flooding in the southern US states of Texas and Oklahoma.
European stocks have fallen after a Greek minister said that Athens would struggle to meet its upcoming debt payments.
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Mr Carter's comments were misinformed and that Iraqi forces were just days away from recapturing Ramadi.
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If you fell into a black hole, you might expect to die instantly. But in fact your fate would be far stranger than that.
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